Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 19:21

“And thine eye shall not pitie, but life shall goe for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.”

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Other Translations

And thine eye shall not pity; [but] life [shall go] for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- King James Version

"Thus you shall not show pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thine eyes shall not pity; life `shall go' for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have no pity; let life be given for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Basic English Bible

And thine eye shall not spare: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Darby Bible

And thy eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Webster's Bible

Your eyes shall not pity; life [shall go] for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- World English Bible

and thine eye doth not pity -- life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thine eye shall not pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 19:21


19:21 Eye for eye - What punishment the law allotted to the accused, if he had been convicted, the same shall the false accuser bear.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 19

  • I know 4 sure there are going to be a lot of people at he GREAT WHITE THRONE of Judgment. just from persecution on my person, I have the victory. by the blood of Jesus bears witness to my deliverance Salvation. I love you all ok..... Never ever 4 get that.
  • Piyal
    The justice of God to his people and how that every one should learn to be fair to fellow human beings.

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